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Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 9:30pm 10:30pm

Josh Telson Gets a Haircut

Josh Telson tells stories and jokes but hasn’t in 2 years. He used to get a haircut every month but also hasn’t in 2 years. Come watch Josh get his first haircut since 2020 live on stage as he tells absurd jokes about raising two bilingual children, shows video sketches from his alter ego as a filmmaker, and shares stories about life in Berlin as a 30-something who’s never been to Berghain but has spent a total of 48 hours in the Kreuzberg Birthing Center.

Needless to say, this will be a one-time only show.

Josh got his start in comedy at eleven years old when he said that he wanted to be a firetruck when he grew up. It was a very funny joke and earned him the praise and adulation of all of his 5th grade classmates. Unfortunately, his career in comedy got sidetracked by middle school, high school, four years of college and ten years working in the film industry, none of which are as funny as they should be.

Josh is now a comedian and filmmaker based in Berlin, Germany, where he lives with his wife and two daughters and refers to himself in the third person on the Internet. As a filmmaker, his work has been featured in film festivals around the world and has been seen on YouTube by a couple dozen people. As a stand up comedian, Josh performs regularly in Berlin and Europe, including co-hosting the weekly storytelling open mic Four Eyes, and monthly storytelling showcase The Yarn. He is also a founding member of “GLB“, Berlin’s premiere long form improv team, co-creator of Tatort auf Englisch, and teaches improv at Comedy Café Berlin. You may have heard him as one half of piffle!, the comedy podcast he co-hosted with his younger brother Noah.

He is not a firetruck.

COVID-19 Info

Masks are no longer required in the theatre, though we strongly encourage it.
If you are feeling unwell, please stay home!


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This show is part of Berlin Fringe 2022. Enjoy more of the festival with a festival pass!

Doors open 15 minutes before scheduled show time. Please be aware that seats may be released at show time and latecomers may be denied entry or given standing room entry.

Tickets, if available, may be purchased at the bar with a 2€ surcharge.

No refunds on ticket sales!

Unless otherwise stated, all shows are in English.

Lineup is subject to change at any time.

Please enjoy a drink at the bar before and after the show! (It’s how we keep the doors open.)

In partnership with Berlin English Improv Network and Comedy in English Berlin.

Interested in taking comedy classes? Check out The CCB Training School.

Roseggerstr. 17
Berlin, 12059 Germany